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  • French min to quit in further blow to Macron

    Paris : France’s Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced Tuesday that he would stand down after next year’s European Parliament elections, in yet another blow to President Emmanuel Macron.

  • 7 wounded including 2 British tourists in Paris knife attack: source

    Paris: Seven people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police and other sources. A source close to the inquiry said the suspect has been arrested and is believed to be an Afghan national. “Nothing at this stage shows signs of a terrorist nature in these assaults,” the sources said, adding that the

  • Second resignation as Macron shuffles cabinet

    Paris : French President Emmanuel Macron was hit by a second resignation in a week on Tuesday as his sports minister quit, forcing him to make two changes to his cabinet.

  • Blow for Macron as star minister quits

    Paris : President Emmanuel Macron suffered a major political blow on Tuesday as his popular environment minister resigned live on radio – without informing the French leader beforehand.

  • 2 killed in knife attack near Paris

    Paris: A man armed with a knife killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another person in a town near Paris today, officials said. The man, who police said had been on a terror watch list since 2016, was later shot and killed after confronting police in Trappes. The motive for the violence remains unclear, but the Islamic State group claimed the attack via its propaganda channel.

  • France celebrate World Cup glory

    Paris  : The World Cup-winning French team arrived on Monday night for a victory parade on the Champs Elysees following their triumph in Moscow that sparked wild celebrations nationwide.

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    Terror fears high, Paris police brace for World Cup risks

    Paris: Paris is preparing to deploy thousands of police to secure the massive street parties if France wins Sunday’s World Cup after years of attacks targeting crowds and other so-called “soft” targets.

  • Kim Kardashian West returns to Paris first time since robbery

    Paris: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is back in Paris for the first time since her traumatizing 2016 robbery there. Kim and husband Kanye West were surrounded by their body guards on their way to the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer show. They are there to attend the Paris Fashion Week, reports

  • Paris: hostages freed, suspect arrested after 4 hours

    Paris: A four-hour hostage standoff in central Paris ended with police moving in, arresting the armed suspect and freeing the people held in a ground-floor office, France’s interior minister announced today. “All the hostages are safe and sound,” Gerard Collomb said in a brief statement. At least two people had been held. There was no indication of an extremist motive, police said. The Paris prosecutor’s office detained the suspect, a 26-year-old man born in Morocco, a

  • Nadal not obsessed with 20-Slam record

    Paris : Rafael Nadal’s 11th French Open title raised his Grand Slam trophy count to 17, three away from the men’s record held by Roger Federer. That doesn’t necessarily mean Nadal is fixated on catching his rival.

  • Nadal Nails it in Paris

    Spaniard thrashes Dominic Thiem to bag his record-extending 11th French Open title.

  • Crowning glory for Halep

    Thrilling fightback gives Simona first French Open title.